Calendar of Valencia County Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College in Valencia County. The maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place.

May 2017

May 9Nov 28

Los Lunas
Meadowlake Kids Club After-School Program
After school events will be held on Tuesday's, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Meadowlake Community Center, 10 Cuerro Lane, Meadowlake. The dates are Mar. 14, 28; Apr. 11, 15; May 9; Aug. 1, 29; Sep. 12; Oct. 3, 24; Nov. 7, 28.

Youth ages 5 - 17 are invited to attend the FREE Meadowlake Kids Club. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

June 2017

Jun 5-10

Los Lunas
Food Camp for Kids!
Youth ages 9 - 14 are invited to attend the FREE Food Camp for Kids June 5 - 10, 9 to 3 p.m., Valencia Extension office, 404 Courthouse Rd., Los Lunas.

Please apply for the hands-on six day camp that focuses on providing kids a greater understanding of where their food comes. Lunch provided each day. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jun 12-17

Los Lunas
Food Camp for Kids!
Youth ages 9 - 14 are invited to attend the FREE Food Camp for Kids June 12 - 17, 9 to 3 p.m., Valencia Extension office, 404 Courthouse Rd., Los Lunas.

Please apply for the hands-on six day camp that focuses on providing kids a greater understanding of where their food comes. Lunch provided each day. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

July 2017

Jul 18

Peralta
Healthy Cuisine: Cooking from the Garden Cooking Class
Join us July 18, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

The hands-on cooking class is focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat while using fresh fruits and vegetables. The $10 participation fee covers class recipes, handouts, and a delicious lunch.

Please RSVP by July 12. Call 505-565-3002 for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

August 2017

Aug 3

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Canning 101 - The Basics
Join us for a FREE introductory workshop on food preservation Thursday, Aug. 3rd, 9 to 10:30 a.m. OR 6 to 7:30 p.m., Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service, 404 Courthouse Rd.

Interested in extending the shelf life of your fresh fruits and vegetables but unsure how to do it safely? Participants will have a hands-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 1 by calling 505-565-3002. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 10

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Freezing & Drying
Join us Aug. 10, 9 to 12 p.m., location of class will be provided during registration, to learn how to freeze and dry food. Participation fee is $10. Participants will have a hand-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 4th by calling 505-565-3002. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 15

Los Lunas
Field Day | Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas
The Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas Field Day will be held Aug. 15, 7:30 a.m. registration. More info...
For more information, contact Mark Marsalis at 505-865-7340 .
Aug 17

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Jams & Jellies
Join us Aug. 17, 9 to 12 p.m., location of class to be provided at registration, to learn how to make jams and jellies. Participation fee is $10. Participants will have a hand-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 11 by calling 505-565-3002. Space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 24

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Waterbath Canning
Join us Aug. 24, 9 to 12 p.m., location of class to be provided during registration, to learn about waterbath canning. Participation fee is $10. Participants will have a hand-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 18 by calling 505-565-3002 to reserve your spot. Space is limited, More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

September 2017

Sep 7

Peralta
Specialty Cooking Class: Casseroles
Join us Sep. 7, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

This hands-on cooking class will feature casserole and one-pot dishes. The $10 participation fee covers recipes, handouts, and lunch.

Please RSVP by Sep. 1. Call 505-565-3002. Space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Sep 19

Peralta
Healthy Cuisine: Iron Chef Cooking Class
Join us Sep. 19, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

The hands-on cooking class is focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat in the diet. The $10 participation fee covers handouts and lunch.

Please RSVP by Sep. 13. Call 505-565-3002. Space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

October 2017

Oct 17

Peralta
Healthy Cuisine: Soups, Salads & Sandwiches
Join us Oct. 17, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

The hands-on cooking class is focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat in the diet. Featured menu items include hearty soups, substantial salads, and scrumptious sandwiches. The $10 participation fee covers recipes, handouts, and lunch.

Please RSVP by Oct. 11. Call 505-565-3002 for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

November 2017

Nov 2

Peralta
Specialty Cooking Class: Appetizers, Tapas & Finger Foods
Join us Nov. 2, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta for a hands on cooking class. The $10 participation fee includes recipes, handouts, and lunch.

Please RSVP by Oct. 27. Call 505-565-3002 for more info. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Nov 30

Peralta
Specialty Cooking Class: EASY Candy Making
Just in time for the holidays! join us on Nov. 30, 9 - 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta for a hands-on cooking class (with limited cooking)! The $10 participation fee covers recipes, handouts, tastings, and a box of handmade candy.

Please RSVP by Nov. 22. Call 505-565-3002 for information. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

Events in counties surrounding Valencia County

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

This list is filtered to show only events in the areas surrounding Valencia County.

June 2017

Jun 1

Corona
Livestock Health & Vaccination
The Livestock Health and Vaccination program will be held June 1, 8 to 12 p.m., Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability, Corona.

Online Registration is open now. More info...
For more information, contact Shad Cox at 575-799-3569.
Jun 8-9

Albuquerque
ICAN | Annual Conference
Please join us for the ICAN Annual Conference, June 8 - 9, Albuquerque.

Details to follow at a later date. More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie Murray at 575-646-0328 or 505-889-9892.

November 2017

Nov 21

Albuquerque
Grow the Growers Training
New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service in Bernalillo County is conducting an eight-week farm training program as part of Bernalillo County's Grow the Growers pilot program.

Classes will be on Mondays, beginning Nov. 21, 5:30 to 8 p.m., 1510 Menaul Blvd. NW, Albuquerque. More info...
For more information, contact John Garlisch at 505-243-1386.

Statewide Calendar

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

May 2017

May 1-22

Los Alamos
4-H | Clever Clovers Meeting
The Clever Clovers will meet every Monday, Jan. 9 thru May 22, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Barranca Elementary School, 57 Loma Del Escolar St, Los Alamos. More info...
For more information, contact Helen Idzorek at 505-662-2656.
May 9Nov 28

Los Lunas
Meadowlake Kids Club After-School Program
After school events will be held on Tuesday's, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Meadowlake Community Center, 10 Cuerro Lane, Meadowlake. The dates are Mar. 14, 28; Apr. 11, 15; May 9; Aug. 1, 29; Sep. 12; Oct. 3, 24; Nov. 7, 28.

Youth ages 5 - 17 are invited to attend the FREE Meadowlake Kids Club. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
May 22

Tucumcari
Easy Ways To Grow Your Savings
The "Easy Ways To Grow Your Savings" workshop will be held May 22 at the Quay Extension Office. Two time slots to choose from:

  • Lunch and Learn: 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Bring your lunch and watch the presentation as you eat. Beverages will be available.
  • Afternoon: 1:30 p.m. There will be plenty of time for idea sharing and looking at some of the online sites to help you.
At this important workshop you will learn how to find money to put into your savings and safe places to save. Learn some easy apps to use to automatically save and also tips for budgeting. Please RSVP by calling 575-461-0562. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
May 22Jun 26

Las Cruces
Cancer Thriving and Surviving/Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
The program is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for cancer survivors. Workshops will begin May 22, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Southern Area Health Education Center, 4003 Geothermal Drive. Sessions will continue every Monday through June 26. Family, friends, and caregivers are also welcome to attend.

Sponsored by NMSU's Doña Ana County Cooperative Extension Service in conjunction with the NMSU-Fred Hutchinson Cancer Outreach Program. More info...
For more information, contact Mary Ellen Dziak at 575-525-6649.
May 23

Tucumcari
Egg Layer Banding & Verification
The Quay County Egg Layer Banding and Verification (limit of 3 pens per child) will be held May 23, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Fair Barn. The cost is $1 per animal.

If you cannot attend, please call Jason Lamb, 4-H Agent, at 575-461-0562. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
May 23

Clayton
Horse Judging Practice
Horse Judging Practice will be held May 23, 4:30 p.m., Union Extension Office, 100 Court Street. More info...
For more information, contact Talisha Valdez at 575-374-9361.
May 25

Clayton
Livestock Judging Practice
Livestock Judging practice will be held May 25, 4: 15 p.m., Union Extension Office, 100 Court Street. More info...
For more information, contact Talisha Valdez at 575-374-9361.
May 29

Clayton
Union County - Office Closed
The Union County Office will be closed May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. More info...
For more information, contact Talisha Valdez at 575-374-9361.
May 30-31

Clayton
Open Judging Practice
Open Judging practice will be held May 30 - 31, 9 - 3:30 p.m., Union Extension Office, 100 Court Street. More info...
For more information, contact Talisha Valdez at 575-374-9361.
May 31Jun 3

Las Cruces
Windmill Technology Certification Workshop
Join us May 31 to June 3 for a comprehensive training workshop in traditional windmill water lifting applications. Conducted by several of the industry's leading experts, with classroom, shop laboratory, and field demonstration instructional settings.

Workshop registrations are $250 before May 26. Late or at-the-door registration is $275. Registration begins March 15th. Please see the Workshop Flyer.

More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Carlos Rosencrans at 575-646-7946.

June 2017

Jun 1

Corona
Livestock Health & Vaccination
The Livestock Health and Vaccination program will be held June 1, 8 to 12 p.m., Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability, Corona.

Online Registration is open now. More info...
For more information, contact Shad Cox at 575-799-3569.
Jun 2-4

Tucumcari
YHEC
YHEC is scheduled for June 2 - 4. Location and meeting times pending. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 5-9

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Multimedia & Math" Learning Games Lab this summer on June 5 - 9, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 6 - 8.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jun 5-10

Los Lunas
Food Camp for Kids!
Youth ages 9 - 14 are invited to attend the FREE Food Camp for Kids June 5 - 10, 9 to 3 p.m., Valencia Extension office, 404 Courthouse Rd., Los Lunas.

Please apply for the hands-on six day camp that focuses on providing kids a greater understanding of where their food comes. Lunch provided each day. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jun 5-8

Tucumcari
4-H | Horse School
The State 4-H Horse School will be held June 5 - 8, New Mexico State Fairgrounds.

More details to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jun 5

Tucumcari
Fair Board Meeting
The Quay County Fair Board meeting will be held June 5, 7 p.m., Quay Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 6

Tucumcari
4-H | County Council Meeting
The Quay County 4-H Council meeting will be held June 6th, 6:30 p.m., Quay Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 8

Tucumcari
Food Handler Certification Training
Quay County Extension FCS Agent, Brenda Bishop, will be holding Food Handler Training, June 8, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Quay Extension Office.

If you are volunteering where food is being served to the public, whether paid for or not, it makes sense that those preparing the food have some food safety training. After all, a case of food borne illness would not be good for your organization. Having trained people may reduce your liability.

Cost of the class is $17 with a book or $12 without a book. There will be a $2 discount for members of the Extension Assoc. A paper exam will be given during the training, which you must pass in order to receive your Handlers Card. Please RSVP by calling 575-461-0562 so there will be enough materials for you. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 8-9

Albuquerque
ICAN | Annual Conference
Please join us for the ICAN Annual Conference, June 8 - 9, Albuquerque.

Details to follow at a later date. More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie Murray at 575-646-0328 or 505-889-9892.
Jun 8-9

Tucumcari
Lamb, Goat, and Pig Tag-In Days
The tag-in days have been set for June 8; 5 to 6:30 p.m. and June 9; 8 to 10 a.m., Quay County Fairgrounds.

Quay County lambs, goats, and pigs for the Quay County Fair must be owned by June 1! If you have animals that need to be tagged and absolutely can't make the tag in dates, you must call PRIOR to the tag-in dates and make arrangements to get them tagged.

Tags will be $3.50 for each animal. Be sure to bring your bill of sale and health inspection papers for out-of-state animals. Also, $5 per animal for inspections. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jun 9-11

Tucumcari
4-H | State Dog School
The State 4-H Dog School will be held June 9 - 11.

More details to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 10Oct 28

Aztec
Farmington Growers Market Kick-off
The Farmington Growers Market will kick off the market season on June 10, 8 to noon, Farmington Museum, 3401 E. Main Street.

Please join us every Saturday throughout the summer at the Growers Market! More info...
For more information, contact Bonnie M Hopkins at 505-334-9496.
Jun 11-16

Cimarron
NM Youth Ranch Camp
Please join us for the Youth Ranch Camp, June 11 - 16 at CS Cattle Company ranch at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range near Cimarron.

Register Now! Applications are now being accepted. Deadline to apply is May 5. Cost for the camp is $300. More info...
For more information, contact Jack Blandford at 575-546-8806.
Jun 12-17

Los Lunas
Food Camp for Kids!
Youth ages 9 - 14 are invited to attend the FREE Food Camp for Kids June 12 - 17, 9 to 3 p.m., Valencia Extension office, 404 Courthouse Rd., Los Lunas.

Please apply for the hands-on six day camp that focuses on providing kids a greater understanding of where their food comes. Lunch provided each day. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jun 13

Tucumcari
Baby Connections New Parent Party
Are you pregnant? Do you have lots of questions about caring for yourself and your new baby? Please join us June 13, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1701 S. 4th Street, Tucumcari.

During these monthly parties we will be sharing local resources that can help you care for your baby. There will be food, prizes, and child care for older children. Bring your spouse, too. The parties are free. Join us for "Singing the Baby Blues" as we learn how to reduce the stress of having a newborn. Sponsored by the Quay County Extension in cooperation with the Quay County Health Council and Early Childhood Coalition. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 15

Tucumcari
Lawn & Garden Care Workshop
Are you having problems with your lawn or growing plants in your backyard? Please join Jason Lamb, Quay County Ag Agent, for the Lawn & Garden Care workshop, June 15, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Quay Extension Office.

This workshop will cover planting new lawns, lawn care trouble shooting, and general problems with backyard ornamental plants. We will also cover common trees and ornamentals for the Quay County Area. Please RSVP by calling 575-461-0562. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jun 16

Tucumcari
Cloverbud Father's Day Workshop
The Quay County Cloverbuds workshop will be held June 16, 2:30 p.m., Quay Extension office.

We will be making a surprise to celebrate some very special dads. Please be sure to call and let us know you are coming so there will be enough supplies prepared. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
Jun 19-23

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Digital Tools For Documenting Your Life" Learning Games Lab this summer on June 19 - 23, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 3 - 4.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jun 23-24

Tucumcari
4-H | Quay County Showmanship Clinic
The Quay County 4-Hers showing pigs, lambs, goats, steers or heifers at the fair are invited to the Showmanship Clinic to be held June 23 - 24.

More details to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jun 24-25

Las Cruces
4-H | Livestock School
Join us for the Livestock School, June 24 - 25, Southern NM State Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd. Check in from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and instruction begins at 10 a.m.

The fee is $50 per person which includes two meals; lunch and dinner on Saturday. Participation will be on a "first come, first served" basis. School size is limited to the first 30 project applicants per track. Registration is due on June 4.

Contact Doña Ana County Extension Service for More info...
For more information, contact Mary Ellen Dziak at 575-525-6649.
Jun 27

Tucumcari
Food Handler Certification Training
Quay County Extension FCS Agent, Brenda Bishop, will be holding Food Handler Training, June 27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Logan Public School.

If you are volunteering where food is being served to the public, whether paid for or not, it makes sense that those preparing the food have some food safety training. After all, a case of food borne illness would not be good for your organization. Having trained people may reduce your liability.

Cost of the class is $17 with a book or $12 without a book. There will be a $2 discount for members of the Extension Assoc. A paper exam will be given during the training, which you must pass in order to receive your Handlers Card. Please RSVP by calling 575-461-0562 so there will be enough materials for you. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.

July 2017

Jul 10-14

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Multimedia & Math" Learning Games Lab this summer on July 10 - 14, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 6 - 8.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jul 10-13

Las Cruces
4-H | State Conference
The 4-H State Conference will be held July 10 - 13 at NMSU.

State 4-H Conference is held every July on the NMSU Campus. The Conference consists of contests, workshops, evening sessions, awards ceremony, and the election of new State Officers.

Registration Information: Check with your local county office for registration information. More info...
For more information, contact Steve Beck at 575-646-1157.
Jul 18

Peralta
Healthy Cuisine: Cooking from the Garden Cooking Class
Join us July 18, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

The hands-on cooking class is focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat while using fresh fruits and vegetables. The $10 participation fee covers class recipes, handouts, and a delicious lunch.

Please RSVP by July 12. Call 505-565-3002 for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 18

Abiquiu
Seeking Input From Agricultural Producers
Please join us for a listening session on July 18, 4 to 6 p.m., Rio Arriba County Fair Building, Abiquiu.

Input is sought by New Mexico Department of Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte and New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Rolando A. Flores. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.
Jul 24-28

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Digital Tools For Documenting Your Life" Learning Games Lab this summer on July 24 - 28, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 3 - 4.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jul 24

Lovington
Water Bath Canning Workshop - Adults
A food preservation workshop focusing on Water Bath Canning procedures will be held July 24, 9 a.m., Lea County Extension Office.

This class is strictly for adults. Participants will make jam or jelly, salsa, pickles, and fruit in syrup during the workshop.

Pre-Register for the class by July 19 by calling the Lea County Extension Office at 575-396-2819. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack-Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Jul 24

Lovington
Water Bath Canning Workshop - Youth
A Water Bath Canning food preservation workshop will be held July 24, 9 a.m., Lea County Extension office.

This class is for youth 9 to 19. The youth will learn to can jam or jelly, salsa, pickles, and fruit in syrup. Everyone is encouraged to sign up for the workshop by July 19 by calling 575-396-2819. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Jul 25

Tucumcari
Rabbit Tattooing & Broiler Chicken Banding
The Quay County Baker Rabbit tattooing, Meat Rabbit tattooing, and Broiler Chicken banding and verification will be held July 25, 8 to 10 a.m., Fair Barn. Cost is $1 per animal.

If you cannot attend please call Jason Lamb, 4-H Agent, at 575-461-0562. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.

August 2017

Aug 1

Tucumcari
New Mexico State Fair Deadline
The Quay County entry deadline for the New Mexico State Fair is Aug. 1st. More info...
For more information, contact Bev Lake at 575-461-0562.
Aug 3

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Canning 101 - The Basics
Join us for a FREE introductory workshop on food preservation Thursday, Aug. 3rd, 9 to 10:30 a.m. OR 6 to 7:30 p.m., Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service, 404 Courthouse Rd.

Interested in extending the shelf life of your fresh fruits and vegetables but unsure how to do it safely? Participants will have a hands-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 1 by calling 505-565-3002. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 7

Tucumcari
Fair Board Meeting
The Quay County Fair Board meeting will be Aug. 7, 6 p.m., Quay Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Aug 8

Tucumcari
Field Day | Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari
The Field Day will take place Aug. 8, 5:30 p.m., Agricultural Science Center in Tucumcari. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.

It is an evening program beginning with a free catered dinner and keynote address of 2017 by Chad Smith, CEO of New Mexico Farm and Ranch Bureau. After dinner there is a hay wagon tour with presentations of selected research projects followed by an ice cream social. More info...
For more information, contact Leonard Lauriault at 575-461-1620.
Aug 9

Clovis
Field Day | Agricultural Science Center at Clovis
The Agricultural Science Center at Clovis Field Day will be held Aug. 9. More info...
For more information, contact Abdel Mesbah at 575-985-2292 x101.
Aug 10

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Freezing & Drying
Join us Aug. 10, 9 to 12 p.m., location of class will be provided during registration, to learn how to freeze and dry food. Participation fee is $10. Participants will have a hand-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 4th by calling 505-565-3002. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 12

Tucumcari
Quay County Fair Set-Up Day
Please meet at the Quay County Fairgrounds Aug. 12th, 9 a.m. for set-up. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Aug 15

Los Lunas
Field Day | Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas
The Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas Field Day will be held Aug. 15, 7:30 a.m. registration. More info...
For more information, contact Mark Marsalis at 505-865-7340 .
Aug 16-19

Tucumcari
Quay County Fair
The Quay County Fair will be held Aug. 16th - Aug. 19th. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Aug 17

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Jams & Jellies
Join us Aug. 17, 9 to 12 p.m., location of class to be provided at registration, to learn how to make jams and jellies. Participation fee is $10. Participants will have a hand-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 11 by calling 505-565-3002. Space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 24

Los Lunas
Food Preservation Class: Waterbath Canning
Join us Aug. 24, 9 to 12 p.m., location of class to be provided during registration, to learn about waterbath canning. Participation fee is $10. Participants will have a hand-on experience, receive educational materials, and recipes.

Please RSVP by Aug. 18 by calling 505-565-3002 to reserve your spot. Space is limited, More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Aug 25

Lovington
Lotions and Potions Workshop
The Lotions & Potions Workshop will be held Aug. 25.

Learn how to make sugar scrubs, lotions, and other fun "potions" at the workshop. For more information contact the Lea County Extension Office at 575-396-2819. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Aug 25-27

Las Cruces
Ride for the 4-H Clover
The date has been set for the 2017 Ride for the 4-H Clover, Aug. 25 - 27! Please save the date and mark your calendars! More details coming soon. More info...
For more information, contact Steve Beck at 575-646-3026.
Aug 28

Tucumcari
Fair Board Wrap-Up Meeting
The Quay County Fair Board meeting will be held Aug. 28th, 6 p.m., Quay Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.

September 2017

Sep 7

Peralta
Specialty Cooking Class: Casseroles
Join us Sep. 7, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

This hands-on cooking class will feature casserole and one-pot dishes. The $10 participation fee covers recipes, handouts, and lunch.

Please RSVP by Sep. 1. Call 505-565-3002. Space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Sep 16

Lovington
Holiday Workshop
The Holiday Workshop will be held Sep. 16.

Lea County Extension Homemakers will feature craft demonstrations on Fall and Winter decorating, handmade gifts, and recipes. For more information contact the Lea County Extension Office at 575-396-2819. More info...
For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Sep 19

Peralta
Healthy Cuisine: Iron Chef Cooking Class
Join us Sep. 19, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

The hands-on cooking class is focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat in the diet. The $10 participation fee covers handouts and lunch.

Please RSVP by Sep. 13. Call 505-565-3002. Space is limited. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

October 2017

Oct 17

Peralta
Healthy Cuisine: Soups, Salads & Sandwiches
Join us Oct. 17, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta.

The hands-on cooking class is focused on lowering sugar, salt, and fat in the diet. Featured menu items include hearty soups, substantial salads, and scrumptious sandwiches. The $10 participation fee covers recipes, handouts, and lunch.

Please RSVP by Oct. 11. Call 505-565-3002 for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

November 2017

Nov 2

Las Cruces
Seeking Input From Agricultural Producers
Please join us for a listening session on Nov. 2, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Doña Ana County administration building, 845 N. Motel Drive.

Input is sought by New Mexico Department of Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte and New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Rolando A. Flores. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.
Nov 2

Peralta
Specialty Cooking Class: Appetizers, Tapas & Finger Foods
Join us Nov. 2, 9 to 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta for a hands on cooking class. The $10 participation fee includes recipes, handouts, and lunch.

Please RSVP by Oct. 27. Call 505-565-3002 for more info. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Nov 21

Albuquerque
Grow the Growers Training
New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service in Bernalillo County is conducting an eight-week farm training program as part of Bernalillo County's Grow the Growers pilot program.

Classes will be on Mondays, beginning Nov. 21, 5:30 to 8 p.m., 1510 Menaul Blvd. NW, Albuquerque. More info...
For more information, contact John Garlisch at 505-243-1386.
Nov 30

Peralta
Specialty Cooking Class: EASY Candy Making
Just in time for the holidays! join us on Nov. 30, 9 - 12 p.m., Peralta Methodist Church Community Education Bldg, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta for a hands-on cooking class (with limited cooking)! The $10 participation fee covers recipes, handouts, tastings, and a box of handmade candy.

Please RSVP by Nov. 22. Call 505-565-3002 for information. More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

January 2018

Jan 10-12

Las Cruces
CES In-Service
The CES In-Service will be held Jan. 10 - 12, Las Cruces for Cooperative Extension Service agents and specialists. The Extension In-Service will provide an excellent opportunity not only for subject matter training but also the opportunity to network with colleagues.

More detailed information coming soon!
For more information, contact Jon Boren at 575-646-3015.
Jan 17-19

Ruidoso
Southwest Hay & Forage Conference
Please join us for the Southwest Hay & Forage Conference, Jan. 17 - 19, 2018 in Ruidoso. More details to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Mark A. Marsalis at 505-865-7340.

Featured Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College which are of interest to people across the state.

The maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place.

May 2017

May 22Jun 26

Las Cruces
Cancer Thriving and Surviving/Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
The program is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for cancer survivors. Workshops will begin May 22, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Southern Area Health Education Center, 4003 Geothermal Drive. Sessions will continue every Monday through June 26. Family, friends, and caregivers are also welcome to attend.

Sponsored by NMSU's Doña Ana County Cooperative Extension Service in conjunction with the NMSU-Fred Hutchinson Cancer Outreach Program. More info...
For more information, contact Mary Ellen Dziak at 575-525-6649.
May 31Jun 3

Las Cruces
Windmill Technology Certification Workshop
Join us May 31 to June 3 for a comprehensive training workshop in traditional windmill water lifting applications. Conducted by several of the industry's leading experts, with classroom, shop laboratory, and field demonstration instructional settings.

Workshop registrations are $250 before May 26. Late or at-the-door registration is $275. Registration begins March 15th. Please see the Workshop Flyer.

More info...
For more information, contact Dr. Carlos Rosencrans at 575-646-7946.

June 2017

Jun 5-9

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Multimedia & Math" Learning Games Lab this summer on June 5 - 9, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 6 - 8.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jun 11-16

Cimarron
NM Youth Ranch Camp
Please join us for the Youth Ranch Camp, June 11 - 16 at CS Cattle Company ranch at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range near Cimarron.

Register Now! Applications are now being accepted. Deadline to apply is May 5. Cost for the camp is $300. More info...
For more information, contact Jack Blandford at 575-546-8806.
Jun 19-23

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Digital Tools For Documenting Your Life" Learning Games Lab this summer on June 19 - 23, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 3 - 4.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.

July 2017

Jul 10-14

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Multimedia & Math" Learning Games Lab this summer on July 10 - 14, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 6 - 8.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.
Jul 18

Abiquiu
Seeking Input From Agricultural Producers
Please join us for a listening session on July 18, 4 to 6 p.m., Rio Arriba County Fair Building, Abiquiu.

Input is sought by New Mexico Department of Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte and New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Rolando A. Flores. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.
Jul 24-28

Las Cruces
Learning Games Lab - Summer
Please join us for the "Digital Tools For Documenting Your Life" Learning Games Lab this summer on July 24 - 28, 8:30 to noon, for Grades 3 - 4.

Forms should be turned in by Friday, May 19. Selected consultants will be notified by Friday, May 26. Please see the Media Productions website for more information. More info...
For more information, contact Amanda Armstrong at 575-646-1076.

August 2017

Aug 25-27

Las Cruces
Ride for the 4-H Clover
The date has been set for the 2017 Ride for the 4-H Clover, Aug. 25 - 27! Please save the date and mark your calendars! More details coming soon. More info...
For more information, contact Steve Beck at 575-646-3026.

November 2017

Nov 2

Las Cruces
Seeking Input From Agricultural Producers
Please join us for a listening session on Nov. 2, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Doña Ana County administration building, 845 N. Motel Drive.

Input is sought by New Mexico Department of Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte and New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Rolando A. Flores. More info...
For more information, contact Rolando A. Flores at 575-646-3748.
Nov 21

Albuquerque
Grow the Growers Training
New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service in Bernalillo County is conducting an eight-week farm training program as part of Bernalillo County's Grow the Growers pilot program.

Classes will be on Mondays, beginning Nov. 21, 5:30 to 8 p.m., 1510 Menaul Blvd. NW, Albuquerque. More info...
For more information, contact John Garlisch at 505-243-1386.

January 2018

Jan 10-12

Las Cruces
CES In-Service
The CES In-Service will be held Jan. 10 - 12, Las Cruces for Cooperative Extension Service agents and specialists. The Extension In-Service will provide an excellent opportunity not only for subject matter training but also the opportunity to network with colleagues.

More detailed information coming soon!
For more information, contact Jon Boren at 575-646-3015.
Jan 17-19

Ruidoso
Southwest Hay & Forage Conference
Please join us for the Southwest Hay & Forage Conference, Jan. 17 - 19, 2018 in Ruidoso. More details to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Mark A. Marsalis at 505-865-7340.